You must be a registered Antioch College student to be eligible for this position.
Essential Responsibilities of the Position:
The Antioch Review assistant will work in the office at the Antioch Review as well as virtually to help manage communications and assist with operations for the Antioch Review. Activities may include monitoring and assisting with email communications, tracking manuscript and poetry submissions, responding to inquiries from the Review staff, authors, assistant editors, readers, and others about submission and subscription status, monitoring and assisting with social media, including crafting communications. Tracking down submissions that authors wish to withdraw and other miscellaneous office duties. Assist with website transfer from Drupal to WordPress, including proofing the website and creating and posting materials. Duties may also include stocking journals or merchandise at Antioch and in local stores or providing critical, concise analysis on provided manuscripts/materials as a reader.
The Gallery Assistant assists the Creative Director with exhibition and arts event planning support, creative problem-solving, creative research, punchy social media content creation and distribution of gallery print materials, database creation and input, image-rich file collection and sharing, public outreach campaigns in the daily creative planning and operations of the gallery. nnThe Assistant will also help ensure open hours in gallery, serve as a gallery docent by facilitating understanding/interpretation of the exhibition with visitors, participate in the Arts at Antioch Committee and actively assist the gallery director during the “busy times” in the rhythm of the exhibition cycle: de-installation (sensitively taking down works of art, preparing artworks for shipping, deconstructing built walls and objects, patching walls, sanding, painting) and exhibition space planning and installation of exhibitions (learn to measure and calculate placement of works, prepare and hang works of art of a variety of media per artist/gallery standards, organize and format wall text, exhibition statements, install lighting, operate a power drill, climb a ladder, photographic documentation of exhibitions, etc.)nnGallery Assistant assists in hosting events, hospitality, assists with visiting artist arrangements and assists with the Artist-in-Residency orientation (pending AIR funding support).
Required Skills and Qualifications: Willingness to learn. Teamwork and interpersonal skills. Writing. Reading comprehension. Computer skills. Social media skills. Careful attention to detail. Ability to perform a myriad of office tasks and use a variety of office equipment: phone, copier, computer, etc. Ability to participate in thoughtful problem-solving. Ability to work with little or no supervision. Ability to be flexible.
Required Physical Abilities:
Able to sit for prolonged periods of time
Able to focus on computer tasks for prolonged periods of time
Able to lift up to 25 pounds
Movement within and across a historic residential campus
Position works extensively in an office environment; seated or standing and utilizing standard office equipment such as networked computers, telephones, copiers, fax machines
Indoor office environment; heated and cooled institutionally
Occasional requirement to move around the campus, indoors and outdoors, over paved and rough terrain experiencing local temperature and weather variations
Number of Positions Available (per term):
Hours per Week: 30
Monday – Friday during normal business hours
Term Position is Available:
Summer Works – June 27 through August 8, 2021
Immediate Supervisor Name:
To apply, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following Application Material.
Include the position title in subject line.
In the body of the email answer the following questions:
What is your Class Schedule?
What hours are you available to work?
What year are you?
Have you worked on campus before?
Submit your resume detailing your work history and relevant experience as an attachment in Word or PDF format.
Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the College offers employment, advancement opportunities and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s commitment to diversity and its evolving multilingual culture are encouraged to apply.